Tuesday, October 2, 2012 at 6:00 PM PT / 9 PM ET
Guests Include Global Entrepreneurs
Join the co-Founders of the Unreasonable at Sea global tech accelerator, Unreasonable Institute Founder’s Daniel Epstein and d.school’s co-Founder George Kembel, for their first Unreasonable Hangout on Tuesday, October 2, 2012 at 6PM PT/9PM ET for a discussion about preparing to compete in a global economy. Some of the issues that will be discussed will include the role of international education; scaling from one country to the world; the importance of feeling “connected” to the world; why getting a global perspective can help students (future leaders) function as citizens in a global economy; international entrepreneurship and some of the challenges faced by startups with global ambition; how the world’s biggest challenges are creating new opportunities for the next-generation of students to have an impact on the future, etc.
Daniel Epstein will be moderating the Hangout and viewers will be able to ask questions via the live chat or pose them in advance by using #unreasonablehangout on Twitter. In addition to George Kembel, invited guests will include a couple of the world’s most promising companies that will participate in the January 2013 edition of Unreasonable at Sea.
ABOUT UNREASONABLE AT SEA
The first international tech accelerator to circumnavigate the globe, Unreasonable At Sea is a joint initiative between global shipboard study abroad program Semester at Sea, the Unreasonable Institute’s Founder Daniel Epstein and d.school’s co-Founder George Kembel. It aims at educating and empowering select tech companies dedicated to solving major social and environmental issues, by having the world’s most prominent innovators and entrepreneurs serve as mentors during a 100- day voyage around the world. Students who will be enrolling for the Semester at Sea Spring 2013 Voyage will also have access to the Unreasonable at Sea participants. More info at: http://www.semesteratsea.org/discover-sas/signature-programs/unreasonable-at-sea/.